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Combinatorics: Methods and Applications in Mathematics and Computer Science

Combinatorics Tutorials

September 9 - 16, 2009

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Organizing Committee

Noga Alon (Tel Aviv University)
Gil Kalai (Hebrew University)
Janos Pach (City College of New York, EPFL- Lausanne)
Vera Sos (Renyi Institute of Mathematics)
Angelika Steger (ETH Zürich)
Benjamin Sudakov (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))
Terence Tao (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Mathematics)

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Scientific Overview

We will offer tutorials in the first week of the program, to provide an introduction to several major research topics in modern Discrete Mathematics. These topics include Probabilistic Methods, Extremal Problems for Graphs and Set Systems, Ramsey Theory, Additive Number Theory, Combinatorial Geometry, Discrete Harmonic Analysis and more.

The goal is to familiarize the prospective participants with the techniques which were developed in Combinatorics in the last few decades.

Registration for tutorials is free, to encourage broad participation.

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Confirmed Speakers

Jacob Fox (Princeton University)
Penny Haxell (University of Waterloo)
Peter Keevash (Queen Mary, University of London)
Nathan (Nati) Linial (Hebrew University)
Elchanan Mossel (University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley))
Igor Pak (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))
Jozsef Solymosi (University of British Columbia)
Angelika Steger (ETH Zürich)
Benjamin Sudakov (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))
Robin Thomas (Georgia Institute of Technology)

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Contact Us:

Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM)
460 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles CA 90095-7121
Phone: 310 825-4755
Fax: 310 825-4756
Email: ipam@ucla.edu
Website: http://www.ipam.ucla.edu/programs/cmatut/

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